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In Texas, Repurposing Pollution to Pump for Oil

Texas leads the nation in making and using electricity, which also makes it the nation's top polluter. But as Dave Fehling of StateImpact Texas and KUHF reports, the state's biggest power plant has found a surprising use for some of that pollution: drilling for oil.

by Dave Fehling, Houston Public Media
The energy company NRG aims to capture and bury harmful emissions from burning coal at a Houston plant.

Texas leads the nation in making and using electricity, which also makes it the nation's top polluter. But as Dave Fehling of StateImpact Texas and KUHF reports, the state's biggest power plant has found a surprising use for some of that pollution: drilling for oil. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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